Moringa is known to be rich in a number of essential vitamins and minerals and is also said to help mobilize stored visceral fat. The tea is rich in antioxidants, which are primarily the polyphenols or plant compounds in it. According to the book ‘How To Lose Back Fat’ by Cynthia Trainer, “Moringa tea is shown to have a weight loss effect. Energy production takes place instead of fat storage… the leaves are low-fat and nutrient-dense and can be easily viewed as alternatives to high-calorie foods.
Moringa tea, which is prepared from dehydrated and ground Moringa leaves, is said to help in blood pressure control as well. This has been credited to the presence of quercetin in it, which is said to reduce blood pressure. Additionally, it may also help BP patients fight inflammation, due to its anti-oxidative abilities.
Moringa leaves may also help people suffering from diabetes, as it contains the antioxidant chlorogenic acid, which is also present in coffee and that is said to keep blood sugar levels in check. Additionally, it is said to be rich in Vitamin C, which has been shown to reduce blood sugar and blood pressure in patients of Type-2 diabetes.
Moringa oleifera may also help reduce levels of cholesterol, thereby potentially helping heart patients and lowering risks of heart diseases.
The powerful antioxidant abilities of Moringa mean that it may also help improve quality of your skin and hair, by fighting inflammation and oxidative stress in the body. Antioxidants may help keep toxins at bay and potentially clear the skin.